Windows 10 and Secure Boot

Microsoft made Windows 10 available today, free upgrade for v7 and v8 users. The spec says:

“Secure boot requires firmware that supports UEFI v2.3.1 Errata B and has the Microsoft Windows Certification Authority in the UEFI signature database.”

For more information on Window 10’s firmware/hardware security requirements, look at Microsoft’s talk from the last UEFI Forum plugfest, from May: “Overview of Windows 10 Requirements for TPM, HVCI and SecureBoot“, by Gabe Stocco, Scott Anderson and Suhas Manangi (Microsoft):

More Information:

http://www.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/windows-10-specifications

Click to access UEFI_Plugfest_May_2015%20Windows%2010%20Requirements%20for%20TPM%2C%20HVCI%20and%20SecureBoot.pdf

http://blogs.windows.com/bloggingwindows/2015/07/28/windows-10-free-upgrade-available-in-190-countries-today/

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